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Franchot replied that he was glad to hear it, noting that the purchase had prompted some criticism.Hogan’s first batch of coronavirus tests from South Korea were flawed, never used|Steve Thompson|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
That decision, GOP aides said, was prompted by the attendance issues surrounding the coronavirus threat.Virus threat reaches into halls of Congress, clouding Senate agenda|Mike DeBonis, Seung Min Kim, Karoun Demirjian|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Privacy concerns prompted a 2003 California law that restricts the distribution of birth and death indexes, and forbids “fraudulent” uses.County Officials Dig in to Keep COVID-19 Info Private|Sara Libby and Jared Whitlock|November 19, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The issue prompted inquiries from federal regulators and lawsuits from state attorneys general and district attorneys.Apple to pay $113 million to settle claims over iPhone ‘batterygate’|Verne Kopytoff|November 18, 2020|Fortune
Then, a NASA-sponsored competition, which challenged participants to find ways to grow food on Mars, prompted him to experiment with vertical farming and hydroponics.
With laudable promptness, the speechifying began, as promised, at 11.Black American Leadership Alliance D.C. Anti-Immigration Rally Wilts|Michelle Cottle|July 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is critical to focus on concrete and implementable options, on a low profile, discretion and promptness.
This danger Garnache, however, was no less quick to perceive, and with a dismaying promptness did he take his measures.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The whole operation was performed with a degree of system, regularity, and promptness, that was quite surprising.Rollo in Holland|Jacob Abbott
Then his mind turned with promptness to the still living and urgent incidents of the situation.Overland|John William De Forest
"That was a fine specimen of soldierly wit and promptness, Simms," commended Lieutenant Hal heartily.Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants|H. Irving Hancock
I agreed with such promptness and eagerness that a faint tinge of color came into her face.A Little Union Scout|Joel Chandler Harris